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Night Watch Stud Hand

Advertiser: Aquis FarmMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
12 Feb 2019
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Work Type
Part Time
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Farm Labour

Do you want to work at a historic and picturesque Thoroughbred breeding farm and be part of Aquis’ exciting journey towards becoming one of the most successful operations of its kind in the world?

Aquis Farm at Murrurundi in the Upper Hunter Valley of NSW presents a unique opportunity to work as a Night Watch Stud Hand. You will be responsible for monitoring the health and safety of our horses during the night as well undertaking general stud hand duties to assist with the care and maintenance of the horses in preparation for daily stud activities. You will be required to work 3.5 nights per week (7 days per fortnight) with an attractive remuneration package on offer.

Key attributes for applicants:

  • Motivated to work in the Thoroughbred industry
  • High level experience with handling horses, including yearlings and weanlings;
  • Proven experience in assisting or working in a Foal Watch situation;
  • Demonstrated experience working autonomously;
  • Proven attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions; and
  • An understanding and appreciate of Work Health and Safety obligations.

If you have a passion for horses and want to join an exciting and fast growing operation, then this is just the opportunity for you. 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)
  • What's your expected hourly rate?

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